Correlational findings

Study Chow (2012): study CA Calgary, Alberta 2007

65+aged Chinese migrants, Calgary, Canada, 2007
Survey name:
Unnamed study
N = 127
Non Response:
Interview: face-to-face
Interviews were conducted at immigrants' place of residence by trained, bilingual interviewers employing a structured questionnaire .These interviews were conducted in English or a Chinese dialect (e.g., Cantonese, Mandarin, or Taishanese) spoken by the participants. The average length of the interviews was 30 min, with a range from 20 min to nearly an hour.


Authors's label
Physical mobility
Our Classification
Self report on the question whether respondents required the use of special equipment or devices such as wheelchair, cane or walker to get around.
1: no aids required
0: other

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-?-sq-v-5-a Beta = -.23 p < .05 Beta controled for:
- Socio-economic status
  - age
  - gender
  - marital status
  - financial need
- migration history
  - country of origin
  - length of residence in Canada
- Health
  - medication use
  - perceived needs for services
- Social network
- quality of neighbouhood
- Psychological well-being